In order for you to renew your homeowner’s insurance here in Florida, you will need to have your roof inspected. The insurance company will send you a letter requesting that your roof be inspected by a qualified roofing contractor.
In order for someone to provide you with a roof certification, they must be a Florida-licensed professional. Below is a list of individuals who fall under that category. But keep in mind, there is an advantage to having a roofing company do the inspection because they are able to address any repairs necessary, right away, before providing you with the certification.
The approved licensed inspectors are:
Choosing to have a roofing contractor inspect your roof is the recommended method since we are able to repair your roof if needed.
Here is what we inspect while looking at your roof:
All of these details are documented on paper, along with photos. Our company then provides you with a copy of all the information, which you are then able to give to your insurance company.
While the most accurate inspection will be one where we walk on the roof, don’t be surprised if a roofer tells you that your tile roof is too old to walk on. When a tile roof reaches 20-years old, the tile becomes so brittle that it can easily crack and break under the weight of someone walking on the roof. This also means there will be a good chance that you will need your roof replaced. Click here to learn more about the right time o replace your roof.